Compared to other energy industries, the solar industry is far ahead in the application of emerging digital technologies such as blockchain, drones and cloud computing, according to a new report by DNV GL.
The report, Digitalization and the Future of the Solar Energy Industry, reveals the current progress of digitalization, as well as barriers. It also provides suggestions on how to take advantage of the many opportunities that digitalization presents. Nearly 2,000 engineers and senior executives from start-ups to large corporations across the energy sector responded to the survey.
According to the report, solar companies have been focusing on blockchain technology to drive digital transformation. About 12% of respondents said that the skills to implement blockchain applications are needed in the industry, which is 50% higher than in other energy industries. Read More
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